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Interaction of paired and lined-up electrons can be manipulated in semiconductors

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The way that electrons paired as composite particles or arranged in lines interact with each other within a semiconductor …

Nanotech

Laser bursts generate electricity faster than any other method

The DOE issued those challenges in 2007. That same year, Franco, then a doctoral student at the University of Toronto, was lead author of a paper in</i> …

Quantum Physics

It is not Certain that Everything is Uncertain - Blaise Pascal's Thoughts

Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)<p>“<i>It is not certain that everything is uncertain.</i>” is one of the many profound insights that philosopher and mathematician …

Mathematics

Designing ‘Virtual Virtual Reality’, One of Mobile VR’s Most Immersive Games Yet

Launched initially on Daydream in early 2017, and now available on Gear VR, Oculus Go, and Oculus Rift, <i>Virtual Virtual Reality’s</i> smart interaction …

Virtual Reality

Napoleon’s Middle-East Quagmire — Amazing Facts About the Disastrous Egypt Campaign

Napoleon leads his troops to victory in Egypt. While the future emperor would chalk up some impressive wins in his Middle Eastern campaign, the war …

World History

The Unheralded Pioneers of 19th-Century America Were Free African-American Families

Before the Louisiana Purchase of 1803, before settlers in wagons organized to travel west along the Oregon Trail in the 1830s, the great American …

Black History

America’s First Female Mapmaker

A recent item for sale in the rare-book trade caught my eye. Boston Rare Maps had a series of twelve maps created by America’s first female mapmaker, Emma Willard. They were to accompany a textbook she had written, first issued in 1828. The maps for sale were from the second edition.<p>Willard is …

Native Americans

The Roman Empire, explained in 40 maps - Vox

Two thousand years ago, on August 19, 14 AD, Caesar Augustus died. He was Rome’s first emperor, having won a civil war more than 40 years earlier that transformed the dysfunctional Roman Republic into an empire. Under Augustus and his successors, the empire experienced 200 years of relative peace …

Ancient History

New: External LMS integration

Posted June 19, 2018 by <b>Josephine Huschmann</b><p>We added a new external LMS integration feature that solves the challenges that come with distributing …

Education Technology

Emperor Zeno

Zeno was Byzantine emperor from 474 until 491 CE. An ethnic Isaurian, Zeno was repeatedly criticized as an outsider during his reign, which was full …

Ancient History

Carbon nanotube optics poised to provide pathway to optical-based quantum cryptography and quantum computing

Researchers at Los Alamos and partners in France and Germany are exploring the enhanced potential of carbon nanotubes as single-photon emitters for …

Quantum Physics

From Prototype to Product: Ensuring Your Solution is Feasible and Viable

<i>The end goal of a Design Thinking work process is to create a solution that is desirable, feasible, and viable. This means that your product or</i> …

UX Design

Workflow Automation with Python and Flask

Published on 28. März 2018<p>One of the more abstract concepts you'll handle when building your business is what the <i>workflow</i> will look like.<p>At its core, …

Python Programming

This virtual reality headset runs at human-eye resolution

It’s virtual reality like you’ve never seen it before: in human-eye resolution. Helsinki-based startup Varjo is building a VR headset that lets the …

Augmented Reality

The 4th Flavor? Scientists Close in on a New Kind of Neutrino

I love a good mystery, whether it turns out that the butler did it, or if it was Colonel Mustard in the library with a candlestick.<p>But I love …

Physics

Scientists Propose a New Kind of Matter Inside the Densest Stars

You might have a pretty rigid understanding of the way stuff should look, at the most basic level. It should have a nucleus that is orbited by …

Physics

Can Online Programs and Digital Tools Help Students Spend Less Money? #DLNchat « Educational Technology

By Michael Sano, EdSurge<p>Even when tuition is free, attending college can be expensive. Many students need to cover the cost of housing, food and …

Education Technology

Operando

Abstract<p>The control of the electron spin by external means is a key issue for spintronic devices. Using spin- and angle-resolved photoemission …

Quantum Physics

Microsoft extends education push with acquisition of Flipgrid, a student video discussion platform

A YouTube reaction video platform for students is now free to use for schools<p>Microsoft has acquired Flipgrid, a video discussion platform used by more than 20 million teachers and students around the world. Flipgrid is a platform that allows students to discuss and reply to topics with video clips …

Education Technology

Strong coupling between photons of two light fields mediated by one atom

Letter | Published: 18 June 2018<p>Christoph Hamsen,<br>• Karl Nicolas Tolazzi ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0001-5042-5400,<br>• Tatjana Wilk ORCID: …

Quantum Physics

Using JavaScript modules on the web

Using JavaScript modules on the webJavaScript modules are now supported in all major browsers! This article explains how to use JS modules, how to …

JavaScript

Europe's oldest human fossil could be almost 1 million years old

A fossil found in the Atapuerca Gran Dolina archaeological site in northern Spain was long thought to be the oldest recorded remains of humanity, but now researchers have dated it. Using <i>teeth</i>.<p>The tooth, taken from a fossil found in the Atapuerca Gran Dolina site in Spain, is thought to be between …

Evolution

State’s largest petroglyph site discovered at Kandanathi

Kandanathi, a tiny village located about 5-km south of Yemmiganur mandal headquarters in the district, is the biggest petroglyph site in Andhra …

Archaeology

Choosing the Right Machine Learning Algorithm

Machine learning is part art and part science. When you look at machine learning algorithms, there is no one solution or one approach that fits all. …

Machine Learning

Elegant UX in React with Material-UI

Material Design is Google’s design language for the web centered around cards, grid-based layouts, and responsive animations. With Material-UI, a …

JavaScript

How to find your home on Pangea

Step through time, or to the opposite part of the globe<p>Before there were the continents, there was Pangea. Two hundred million years ago, the enormous land mass began to break apart and we’ve been separated ever since — but a map tool can help you find where a given town would have been on the …

Australasia

The Nix Mini Sensor lets you capture colors from the real world

popsci shop<p>This useful design tool is now 30 percent off.<p>Color makes a big difference in our lives—whether it's for a work project or designing your living room. When you find the perfect shade for your project, the Nix Mini Color Sensor will let you capture the color so you never forget it. This …

Living Rooms

Maria Agnesi Is the Greatest Mathematician You've Probably Never Heard Of

Most people could only name a few of math's greats, but even the most mathematically minded probably miss out on Maria Agnesi. Allow us to introduce …

Mathematics

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

Scientists Reconstruct An Extinct Cow Species With The Face Of A Bulldog

The animal was documented by Charles Darwin during a trip to Argentina in the 1840s<p>Almost 200 years ago, Charles Darwin, during an expedition to …

Evolution